The never-ending saga of where and when Teofimo Lopez v George Kambosos will end up may be on its way to a conclusion.
ESPN reported that the Triller Fight Club pay-per-view could land on Tuesday, October 5 at Madison Square Garden after contracts had been sent to both fighters.
At one stage the undisputed lightweight title fight looked like it may land in Australia on October 17, where Kamobos, the IBF’s mandatory challenger, is from. The governing body overruled Triller’s attempts, led by Ryan Kavanaugh, to do so. Speculation of the Middle East hosting this long overdue fight was also mooted but amounted to nothing.
Lopez v Kambosos had been scheduled for June 19 in Miami before the champion tested positive for Covid-19 which had some wondering if the fight was ever going to happen.
The Triller Fight Club event represents a powerful week for boxing. Provided signatures land on the dotted line and everything is agreed then Lopez-Kambosos will arrive just four days before Tyson Fury defends his WBC heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Kavanuagh revealed that their own show would cost $19.99 on FITE TV in America or $2.99 as part of a monthly subscription. British viewers can likely expect to pay something similar.